Labour Day is an Opportunity to Rally for a Stronger Canada

Labour Day is an Opportunity to Rally for a Stronger Canada

This Labour Day, as we pause to recognize the historic contributions of working people in Canada, it feels like there is little to celebrate and much to hope for. This COVID-19 crisis has been very hard for workers across the country—those who have lost loved ones, those who were put out of work, and those…

This Labour Day, the nation’s unions advocate for a disaster-proof plan for Canada

This Labour Day, the nation’s unions advocate for a disaster-proof plan for Canada

Kamloops, BC – August 27, 2020 – In Kamloops and area, workers, unions and community leaders will gather online to celebrate the contributions of working people and to launch the campaign, Moving Forward. What: Kamloops and District Labour Council (KDLC) Virtual Celebration Where: https://kdlc.ca When: September 7, 2020 Canada has weathered the pandemic better than…

Municipalities need help
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Municipalities need help

Municipal workers are on the frontlines going flat out to deliver the public services that keep us safe during COVID-19. But responding to this pandemic has left municipal governments in financial crisis. Their revenues have collapsed and unanticipated costs are soaring. Without financial help, municipalities will be forced to cut the vital local services our…

Kamloops & District Labour Council on COVID-19

Kamloops & District Labour Council on COVID-19

Our community is facing a crisis. The COVID pandemic impacted everyone, and local governments haven’t been spared. Municipal governments are an important economic driver in our communities. They provide vital services like libraries, road construction, policing and fire fighting, garbage and recycling collection, and many more services we take for granted. However, COVID is having an…

Day of Mourning 2020
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Day of Mourning 2020

This year the long running Kamloops and District Labour Council Day of Mourning Ceremony has had to be cancelled due to the Pandemic and closure of City Facilities. Traditionally, Day of Mourning ceremonies and events have helped us mark an important day in our movement, allowing workers and families to come together every year to mourn for the…

2019 Annual Shoe Memorial and Red Dress Memorial in Kamloops

2019 Annual Shoe Memorial and Red Dress Memorial in Kamloops

In honour of the National Day of Remembrance and Action to End Violence Against Women and in memory of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in Canada, the Kamloops and District Labour Council (KDLC) and the T’kemlups Indian Band are hosting the 12th Annual Shoe Memorial and introducing the Kamloops Red Dress Memorial. What: Annual…